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Category Archives: FODMAP diet

Lamb Moussaka

It’s idealistic to believe that a family will sit down to dinner and share a nutritionally balanced meal with lively conversation each and every night of the week. The demands … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · 27 Comments

Broccoli, bacon and pine nut pasta sauce

One of the greatest food disappointments in my life has been my inability to digest pasta dishes with tomato based sauces. I struggle with gluten, I struggle with concentrated tomato. … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · 29 Comments

Almond Breakfast Risotto

I’m easily bored by breakfast. It’s the one meal of the day when I wish I had an in-house genie to to whisk me to Paris for the perfect croissant … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 16 Comments

Chettinad Chicken

India holds a place dear to my heart. I can’t claim blood ties or colonial affiliations, it’s simply a deep and inescapable affection that descended on me during my travels … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · 19 Comments

Soft Date and Oat Bars

I don’t have a sweet tooth, but after receiving a copy of “Sweet” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh for Christmas, I added post it notes to 3/4 of the … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · 29 Comments

Spelt Sourdough Hot Cross Buns #3

I’m of the opinion that Hot Cross Buns should only eaten to be at Easter time despite the supermarket sales campaigns that generally begin soon after Christmas, so, each year in … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · 15 Comments

Lamb Kofta and Carrot Tajine

Sometimes, when preparing posts for this blog I have little more than a delicious recipe and some enticing photos as evidence that I’ve actually cooked said recipe. I’ll sit in … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 22 Comments

Na’ama’s Fattoush

A rustic bread salad is one of life’s simple pleasures. I could live on the delicious juices that flow from salted cut ripe tomatoes and cucumbers, add some torn day … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · 18 Comments

Soft Sourdough Flatbreads

From the eastern Mediterranean, across central Asia to India, leavened flatbreads are a dietary staple.  Those traditional flatbread have been adopted as an integral part of Australia’s multicultural cuisine too. … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 27 Comments

Baked Yoghurt Rice with Chicken

I have a kitchen bookcase dedicated to cookbooks. I confess to also having overflow in second and third locations. New publications need to pass close scrutiny before they win a … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 18 Comments

Eggplant Dip

I don’t like to dwell on the foods that are excluded from my diet due to annoying intolerances, but the inconvenience of having to give up most commercial dips because … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 23 Comments

Chinese Style Smashed Cucumber Salad

My blogger hat blew off just before Christmas, caught in a whirlwind of social events and mundane food preparation, but now summer holidays are in full swing and the pace … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · 36 Comments

Crunchy Spiced “Beer” Nuts

When we were planning our relocation to Brisbane a few years ago, well meaning friends cautioned us about the difficulty of connecting socially in a new locality, even going as … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · 27 Comments

Hazelnut Buckwheat Blueberry Cake

I’ve been making birthday cakes for my kids for more than four decades. When they were little they’d spend months prior to their birth date poring over the Women’s Weekly … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · 30 Comments